City News

Thrills and chills: Organizers expecting bigger, busier Tiblow Days
Concert main act, zip line likely to draw crowds
August 26, 2015
Festival attendees are used to spinning through the air on the Tiblow Days carnival rides at Second and Elm, but this year, they can also zip through the air in Centennial Park.
Perky’s Cafe joins downtown Bonner eateries
August 26, 2015
Tracy Smith has a unique way of describing his new restaurant, Perky’s Café.
Remember When for Aug. 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Reflecting on nearly five decades of Tiblow Days
August 25, 2015
This is a big weekend in Bonner Springs with the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The event draws major crowds to downtown Bonner Springs and features a variety of fun activities for all ages.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs YMCA’s Heather Imhoff
August 25, 2015
“It’s very rewarding when you can see that final spark turn and you know that you’re not only teaching them to swim, but you’re teaching them to save their life,” she said.
Registration open for 37th annual Tiblow Trot
August 24, 2015
Registration is now open for the 37th Annual Bonner Springs Rotary Tiblow Trot 2 Mile Fun Walk and 5 Mile Run.
Kiwanis display posted at Bonner library
August 20, 2015
Kiwanis Club of Bonner Springs-Edwardsville is displaying some memorabilia at the Bonner Springs Public Library, 201 N. Nettleton Ave., to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Kiwanis International and the 44th Anniversary of the local club.
Bridge work to reduce I-70 lanes outside of Lawrence
August 20, 2015
Work is set to begin Monday on a multi-layer polymer concrete overlay on the eastbound Interstate 70 lanes of the Kansas River Bridge near Lawrence.
Museum offers genealogy workshop
August 20, 2015
A workshop at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum will teach participants how to access the variety of museum resources for family history research.
Chess club forms in Edwardsville
August 20, 2015
A monthly chess club has been founded in Edwardsville and plans its next meeting 6-8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Edwardsville Community Center, 696 S. Third St.
Populating pollinators: Bonner school, Ag Hall create bee-friendly curriculum
Program may connect with federal effort to support pollinators
August 20, 2015
A project started by Delaware Ridge Elementary second-graders now may become part of a federal program to promote the health of honeybees and other pollinators, via the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.
Late BSHS grad’s classic car returning to Bonner for Tiblow Days
August 19, 2015
Carolyn Feilbach remembers how much her younger brother, Michael Graham, loved to work on his car in high school.
Remember When for Aug. 20, 2015
August 17, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Former Bonner mayor selected as KCKCC’s Wyandotte Countian of the Year
August 17, 2015
Former Bonner Springs Mayor Clausie Smith is set to receive this year’s Wyandotte Countian of the Year Award from Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Tickets for Mayor’s Banquet must be purchased by Friday
August 12, 2015
Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Mayor’s Banquet which will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bonner Springs High School Cafeteria, 100 N. McDanield.